Mindfully quit smoking tobacco

Breathe in the moment.

Explore Mindfulness and Meditation Practices to help with Quitting Smoking Tobacco

On your path to overcoming tobacco addiction, mindfulness and meditation highlight the importance of looking to your own mind and your awareness for important guidance. By looking within, you can awaken to the fact that you already have much wisdom and knowledge to help you on your journey to becoming smoke free.

This program provides:

Tips by Text or Email

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Training Video

Learn helpful mindfulness and meditation practices to help you feel completely capable of living smokefree each day.

Workbook

Explore and reflect on ways that you can incorporate mindfulness into your life and create a solid quit-smoking plan.

Just watch this moment without trying to change it at all. What is happening? What do you feel? What do you see? What do you hear?

–Jon Kabat-Zinn

A new approach to quitting

How can mindfulness and meditation help with smoking cessation?

This program may help you:

Here are some Mindfulness Tips to try:

Mindful Tip 1

Focus on your breath.

Become aware of your breath going in and out of your lungs.
Focusing on your breath will always bring you back to the present moment.

Mindful tip 2

Use Your Conscious Attention

to become more aware of your surroundings, and your thoughts and feelings.
Practice observing the sensations and thoughts associated with cravings rather than reacting to them. You will become mindfully aware that with each craving that passes, your sense of self-control rises.

Mindful tip 3

Daily mindfulness

Everyday routines and activities can be an opportunity to practice mindfulness.
Try incorporating mindfulness into your regular routine activities. For ex., try being more mindful as you wash the dishes, sweep the floor, and brush your teeth.

Mindful tip 4

self-compassion

On a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest), how would you rate yourself on your level of self-compassion?
Self-Compassion is not selfish. It's a necessary component of the recovery process. When we are compassionate toward outselves and others, we tend to see the benefit more clearly in making healthy choices.

Mindful tip 5

Allow thoughts to pass.

Become an 'observer' of your mind.
You can let the mind say whatever it wants to say, and all you have to do is be the awareness behind the thoughts.

Mindful tip 6

Remain Consistent

Continue to use the daily mindfulness routines that you cultivate.
Daily efforts accumulate over time. Tracking your daily progress can help you remain consistent in these efforts which can heighten your motivation to live the life you value.